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XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double D Black Edition OC Video Card Review

By: Shawn Baker | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 10, 2014 2:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: XFX

High Quality AA and AF

 

 

While we test all our games with maximum in-game settings, turning on Anti-Aliasing (AA) and Antistrophic Filtering (AF) helps take the intensity of our testing to another level.

 

Here we see video cards go from playable FPS to unplayable FPS and the real power houses continue to help break that 60 FPS mark we always aim for to provide a smooth gaming experience.

 

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With the intensity of Metro Last Light, it comes as no surprise that the FPS are just way too low when AA and AF is turned on.

 

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Just Cause 2 sees the XFX R9 280X Double D Black Edition OC manage playable FPS at both resolutions, even if it is just by a single FPS at 2560 x 1600. The GTX 770 2GB, on the other hand, falls short of that playable number at the higher resolution.

 

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While we see the XFX R9 280X Double D Black Edition OC perform a decent chunk above the GTX 770 2GB here, both cards' numbers are just too low for the game to be playable.

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